NBA Basketball News, Rumors, Articles, Interviews
InsideHoops Home | NBA Basketball | College Hoops | High School | Streetball | Rucker Park | NYC | Minors | WNBA | World

  NBA NEWS & RUMORS
News
NBA rumors
Media Links
Basketball Blog

  EMAIL & FORUMS
Message Board
Free Email

  SCORES & STATS
Scores NBA Stats
Previews Recaps
Standings NBA Video
Schedule Transactions
  NBA FEATURES
Fantasy Basketball
Power Rankings
NBA Awards Watch
Old Articles
Salaries Free Agents
Interviews Depth Charts
MVP Race Rookie Watch
NBA Draft
NBA Mock Draft



  MORE BASKETBALL
History All-Star
Business Playing Tips
NBA Throwback Jerseys
  SHOP ONLINE
  MORE LEAGUES
Olympics World / USA
Minors Summer
  WEBSITE INFO
About Us Write For Us
Advertise Contact Us
  FOLLOW US
basketball twitter
nba rss feed RSS (of our blog)

NBA Rookie of the Year

 


SHARE THIS PAGE


 








| May 2, 2007

nba rookie of the yearBrandon Roy of the Portland Trail Blazers will receive the Eddie Gottlieb Trophy as the 2006-07 NBA Rookie of the Year, the NBA announced today.

Roy received 127 out of a possible 128 first-place votes (638 points) from a panel of sportswriters and broadcasters throughout the United States and Canada. Toronto’s Andrea Bargnani finished second with 264 points and Memphis’ Rudy Gay finished third with 93 points. Players were awarded five points for each first-place vote, three points for each second-place vote and one point for each third-place vote received.

“This is a proud day for the city, the franchise, and Brandon, whose performance this past season speaks volumes to the direction we’re headed as a franchise,” said Trail Blazers general manager Kevin Pritchard. “Both on and off the court, Brandon has demonstrated the maturity and poise of a veteran, and we couldn’t be more pleased that he’s a member of the Portland Trail Blazers.”

“It’s rare to see a rookie step in, assume a leadership role and become a go-to guy as Brandon did this past season,” said Trail Blazers head coach Nate McMillan. “Brandon is a phenomenal young talent and has a chance to become a very special player in this league."

Drafted with the sixth overall pick in the 2006 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves, Roy was traded to Portland for the draft rights to Randy Foye. He averaged rookie highs of 16.8 points, 4.0 assists and 35.4 minutes in 57 games. Roy also ranked among rookie leaders in steals (1.18 spg, 2nd), rebounds (4.4 rpg, 7th), free-throw percentage (.838, 3rd), three-point field goal percentage (.377, 6th), and field goal percentage (.456, 6th).

Roy scored at least 20 points 16 times, including a career-high 29 vs. Utah on April 4, and he led the team in scoring in seven of his final 10 games of the season. Roy twice had three consecutive games of at least 20 points (March 22-25 and Mar. 31-Apr. 6). His 20-point performance opening night (Nov. 1, 2006) at Seattle ranks third all-time for a Portland rookie playing in his first NBA game. The only other Portland rookies to score more points on opening night were Mychal Thompson (23 points) and Geoff Petrie (21 points).

Roy, who won Western Conference Rookie of the Month honors in January, February and March, becomes the third Trail Blazer in franchise history to take home the Eddie Gottlieb Trophy, joining Geoff Petrie (1970-71) and Sidney Wicks (1971-72).

A three-time Western Conference Rookie of the Month selection (January, February and March), Roy represented the Trail Blazers in the Rookie Challenge & Youth Jam, finishing with six points, three rebounds, four assists and a steal in 24 minutes.

The Eddie Gottlieb Trophy is named in honor of Eddie Gottlieb, one of the NBA’s founders who coached the Philadelphia Warriors to the NBA championship in 1946-47.

Following are the voting results for the 2006-07 NBA Rookie of the Year Award and the all-time list of winners:

2006-07 NBA ROOKIE OF THE YEAR AWARD VOTING RESULTS

Rookie, Team               1st    2nd     3rd    Total
Brandon Roy, Portland      127    1       -      638
Andrea Bargnani, Toronto   1      77      28     264
Rudy Gay, Memphis          -      21      30     93
Adam Morrison, Charlotte   -      11      11     44
Randy Foye, Minnesota      -      7       16     37
LaMarcus Aldridge, Portland-      5        3     18
Jorge Garbajosa, Toronto   -      2       11     17
Paul Millsap, Utah         -      1       16     19
Tyrus Thomas, Chicago      -      2       4      10
Walter Hermann, Charlotte  -      1       2      5
Craig Smith, Minnesota     -      -       4      4
Rajon Rondo, Boston        -      -       3      3



ALL-TIME T-MOBILE NBA ROOKIE OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNERS

1952-53 - Don Meineke, Fort Wayne
1953-54 - Ray Felix, Baltimore
1954-55 - Bob Pettit, Milwaukee
1955-56 - Maurice Stokes, Rochester
1956-57 - Tom Heinsohn, Boston
1957-58 - Woody Sauldsberry, Philadelphia
1958-59 - Elgin Baylor, Minneapolis
1959-60 - Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia
1960-61 - Oscar Robertson, Cincinnati
1961-62 - Walt Bellamy, Chicago
1962-63 - Terry Dischinger, Chicago
1963-64 - Jerry Lucas, Cincinnati
1964-65 - Willis Reed, New York
1965-66 - Rick Barry, San Francisco
1966-67 - Dave Bing, Detroit
1967-68 - Earl Monroe, Baltimore
1968-69 - Wes Unseld, Baltimore
1969-70 - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Milwaukee
1970-71 - Dave Cowens, Boston (tie)
             - Geoff Petrie, Portland (tie)
1971-72 - Sidney Wicks, Portland
1972-73 - Bob McAdoo, Buffalo
1973-74 - Ernie DiGregorio, Buffalo
1974-75 - Keith Wilkes, Golden State
1975-76 - Alvan Adams, Phoenix
1976-77 - Adrian Dantley, Buffalo
1977-78 - Walter Davis, Phoenix
1978-79 - Phil Ford, Kansas City
1979-80 - Larry Bird, Boston
1980-81 - Darrell Griffith, Utah
1981-82 - Buck Williams, New Jersey
1982-83 - Terry Cummings, San Diego
1983-84 - Ralph Sampson, Houston
1984-85 - Michael Jordan, Chicago
1985-86 - Patrick Ewing, New York
1986-87 - Chuck Person, Indiana
1987-88 - Mark Jackson, New York
1988-89 - Mitch Richmond, Golden State
1989-90 - David Robinson, San Antonio
1990-91 - Derrick Coleman, New Jersey
1991-92 - Larry Johnson, Charlotte
1992-93 - Shaquille O'Neal, Orlando
1993-94 - Chris Webber, Golden State
1994-95 - Grant Hill, Detroit (tie)
      - Jason Kidd, Dallas (tie)
1995-96 - Damon Stoudamire, Toronto
1996-97 - Allen Iverson, Philadelphia
1997-98 - Tim Duncan, San Antonio
1998-99 - Vince Carter, Toronto
1999-00 - Elton Brand, Chicago (tie)
              - Steve Francis, Houston (tie)
2000-01 - Mike Miller, Orlando
2001-02 - Pau Gasol, Memphis
2002-03 - Amaré Stoudemire, Phoenix
2003-04 - LeBron James, Cleveland
2004-05 - Emeka Okafor, Charlotte
2005-06 - Chris Paul, New Orleans/Okla. City
2006-07 – Brandon Roy, Portland





ALL-TIME NBA ROOKIES OF THE YEAR AND THE NUMBER THEY WERE TAKEN IN THE DRAFT

ALL TIME ROOKIES OF THE YEAR WITH DRAFT PICK
 
YEAR	PLAYER/TEAM	DRAFT PICK - OVERALL #

1952-53	Don Meineke/Fort Wayne			n/a
1953-54	Ray Felix/Baltimore			n/a
1954-55	Bob Pettit/Milwaukee			n/a
1955-56	Maurice Stokes/Rochester			n/a
1956-57	Tom Heinsohn/Boston			n/a
1957-58	Woody Sauldsberry/Philadelphia		60 (Round 8, Pick 5)
1958-59	Elgin Baylor/Minneapolis			n/a
1959-60	Wilt Chamberlain/Philadelphia		1 (territorial choice)
1960-61	Oscar Robertson/Cincinnati			1
1961-62	Walt Bellamy/Chicago			1
1962-63	Terry Dischinger/Chicago		8 (Round 2, Pick 1)
1963-64	Jerry Lucas/Cincinnati		2 (territorial choice)
1964-65	Willis Reed/New York		8 (Round 2, Pick 1)
1965-66	Rick Barry/San Francisco			2
1966-67	Dave Bing/Detroit			2
1967-68	Earl Monroe/Baltimore			2
1968-69	Wes Unseld/Baltimore			2
1969-70	Kareem Abdul-Jabbar/Milwaukee			1
1970-71	Dave Cowens/Boston			4
	Geoff Petrie/Portland			8
1971-72	Sidney Wicks/Portland			2
1972-73	Bob McAdoo/Buffalo			2
1973-74	Ernie DiGregorio/Buffalo			3
1974-75	Keith Wilkes/Golden State			11
1975-76	Alvan Adams/Phoenix			4
1976-77	Adrian Dantley/Buffalo			6
1977-78	Walter Davis/Phoenix			5
1978-79	Phil Ford/Kansas City			2
1979-80	Larry Bird/Boston			6
1980-81	Darrell Griffith/Utah			2
1981-82	Buck Williams/New Jersey			3
1982-83	Terry Cummings/San Diego			2
1983-84	Ralph Sampson/Houston			1
1984-85	Michael Jordan/Chicago			3
1985-86	Patrick Ewing/New York			1	
1986-87	Chuck Person/Indiana			4	
1987-88	Mark Jackson/New York			18
1988-89	Mitch Richmond/Golden State			5
1989-90	David Robinson/San Antonio			1
1990-91	Derrick Coleman/New Jersey			1
1991-92	Larry Johnson/Charlotte			1
1992-93	Shaquille O’Neal/Orlando			1
1993-94	Chris Webber/Golden State			1
1994-95	Grant Hill/Detroit			3
	Jason Kidd/Dallas			2	
1995-96	Damon Stoudamire/Toronto			7
1996-97	Allen Iverson/Philadelphia			1
1997-98	Tim Duncan/San Antonio			1
1998-99	Vince Carter/Toronto			5
1999-00	Elton Brand/Chicago			1
	Steve Francis/Houston			2
2000-01	Mike Miller/Orlando			5
2001-02	Pau Gasol/Memphis			3
2002-03	Amare Stoudemire/Phoenix 			9
2003-04	LeBron James/Cleveland			1
2004-05	Emeka Okafor/Charlotte			2
2005-06	Chris Paul/New Orleans/Oklahoma City			4



NBA rookies of the year. These NBA rookies of the year came into the NBA and made their mark right away.

Related Link: NBA History

1952-53 - Don Meineke, Fort Wayne
1953-54 - Ray Felix, Baltimore
1954-55 - Bob Pettit, Milwaukee
1955-56 - Maurice Stokes, Rochester
1956-57 - Tom Heinsohn, Boston
1957-58 - Woody Sauldsberry, Philadelphia
1958-59 - Elgin Baylor, Minneapolis
1959-60 - Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia
1960-61 - Oscar Robertson, Cincinnati
1961-62 - Walt Bellamy, Chicago
1962-63 - Terry Dischinger, Chicago
1963-64 - Jerry Lucas, Cincinnati
1964-65 - Willis Reed, New York
1965-66 - Rick Barry, San Francisco
1966-67 - Dave Bing, Detroit
1967-68 - Earl Monroe, Baltimore
1968-69 - Wes Unseld, Baltimore
1969-70 - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Milwaukee
1970-71 - Dave Cowens, Boston (tie), Geoff Petrie, Portland
1971-72 - Sidney Wicks, Portland
1972-73 - Bob McAdoo, Buffalo
1973-74 - Ernie DiGregorio, Buffalo
1974-75 - Keith Wilkes, Golden State
1975-76 - Alvan Adams, Phoenix
1976-77 - Adrian Dantley, Buffalo
1977-78 - Walter Davis, Phoenix
1978-79 - Phil Ford, Kansas City
1979-80 - Larry Bird, Boston
1980-81 - Darrell Griffith, Utah
1981-82 - Buck Williams, New Jersey
1982-83 - Terry Cummings, San Diego
1983-84 - Ralph Sampson, Houston
1984-85 - Michael Jordan, Chicago
1985-86 - Patrick Ewing, New York
1986-87 - Chuck Person, Indiana
1987-88 - Mark Jackson, New York
1988-89 - Mitch Richmond, Golden State
1989-90 - David Robinson, San Antonio
1990-91 - Derrick Coleman, New Jersey
1991-92 - Larry Johnson, Charlotte
1992-93 - Shaquille O'Neal, Orlando
1993-94 - Chris Webber, Golden State
1994-95 - Grant Hill, Detroit (tie), Jason Kidd, Dallas
1995-96 - Damon Stoudamire, Toronto
1996-97 - Allen Iverson, Philadelphia
1997-98 - Tim Duncan, San Antonio
1998-99 - Vince Carter, Toronto
1999-00 - Elton Brand, Chicago (tie), Steve Francis, Houston
2000-01 - Mike Miller, Orlando
2001-02 - Pau Gasol, Memphis
2002-03 - Amare Stoudemire, Phoenix
2003-04 - LeBron James, Cleveland
2004-05 - Emeka Okafor, Charlotte








MAIN BASKETBALL SECTIONS
Home
NBA
College
High School
Streetball
WNBA
D-League
Basketball Forum
BASKETBALL SOCIAL MEDIA
On Twitter
RSS (of our blog)
On YouTube
On Facebook
On Google+
On Instagram
KEY BBALL SITE INFO
About Us
Contact Us
Advertise
Write For Us

All content copyright © 1999-2014, InsideHoops.com. All rights reserved. Privacy Policy. Terms of Use.
Partner with USA TODAY Sports Digital Properties. Owned by InsideHoops Media Inc.